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" There is a principle in human society, by which population is perpetually kept down to the level of the means of subsistence. "
An Historical and Practical Treatise Upon Elemental Locomotion, by Means of ... - Page 5
by Alexander Gordon - 1832 - 192 pages
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, A View of Its Past ..., Volume 2

Thomas Robert Malthus - Population - 1806
...chapter of his eighth book, fpeaking of population, fays, '* There is a principle in human fa" ciety by which population is perpetually kept " down to the level of the me^ns of fubfiftence. H 2 " Thus, 100 &yftem of Equality. Godwin. Bookiii. " Thus, among the wandering...
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A Reply to the Essay on Population: By the Rev. T. R. Malthus. In a Series ...

William Hazlitt - Malthusianism - 1807 - 378 pages
..." It is a perfectly just observation of Mr. " Godwin, that there is a principle in human so" ciety by which population is perpetually kept " down to the level of the means of subsistence. " The sole question is, what is this principle ? " Is it some obscure and occult cause ? Is it " some...
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A Reply to the Essay on Population: By the Rev. T. R. Malthus. In a Series ...

William Hazlitt - Malthusianism - 1807 - 378 pages
..." ter of his eighth book, speaking of poptriation, says," ' There is a principle in human society, by which ' population is perpetually kept down to the level of ' the means of subsistence. Thus, among the wan' dering, tribes of America and-- Asia, we never find," 1 through the lapse of ages,*-...
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A reply to the Essay on population, by the rev. T.R. Malthus, in a series of ...

Thomas Robert Malthus, William Hazlitt - 1807 - 378 pages
...chap" ter of his eighth book, speaking of population, says," * There is a principle in human society, by which ' population is perpetually kept down to the level of • the means of subsistence. Thus, among the wan' dering tribes of America and Asia, we never find, * through the lapse of ages,...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, Or, A View of Its Past ..., Volume 2

Thomas Robert Malthus - Population - 1807
...chapter of his eighth book, fpeaking of population, says, " There is a principle in human fb" ciety, by which population is perpetually kept " down to the level of the means of fubfiftence. 04.' " Thus " Thus among the wandering tribes of America " and Afia we never find, through...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, a View of Its Past ..., Volume 2

Thomas Robert Malthus - Malthusianism - 1809
...existed. It is a perfectly just observation of Mr. Godwin, that "there is a principle in human so" ciety by which population is perpetually kept " down to the level of the means of subsistence.*' The sole question is, what is this principle ? Is it some obscure and occult cause? Is it some mysterious...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future ..., Volume 2

Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809
...•existed. It is a perfectly just observation of Mr. Godwin, that "there is a principle in human so" ciety by which population is perpetually kept " down to the level of the means of subsistence." The sole question is, what is this principle ? Is it some obscure and occult cause? Is it some mysterious...
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The Investigator, Volumes 3-4

1821
...spoke, (after the occult manner of his future opponent) of there " being a principle in human society, by which population is perpetually kept down to the level of the means of subsistence*," he anticipated the period when " the spirit of oppression, the spirit of servility, and the spirit...
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A treatise upon elemental locomotion, & interior communication, wherein are ...

Alexander Gordon - 1834 - 326 pages
...beyond the nourishment adequate to support it. Perhaps we should qualify the term " beyond," because, literally speaking, population cannot exist beyond...restrictive assistants, but this is the available one : — the grand retarder and arch enemy of our species. To live, then, up to the limit of food,...
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and ..., Volume 3

Sharon Turner - Creation - 1838
...system. " It is a perfectly just observation of Mr. Godwin, that there (aa principle in human society by which population is perpetually kept down to the level of the means of subsistence. The •ole question is, what is this principle ' Is it some obscure cause 1э U some mysterious...
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